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Introduction to Forest and Renewable Resources


Series: Introduction to Forest and Renewable Resources

By: GW Sharpe, WF Sharpe, JC Hendee and CW Hendee

McGraw Hill

Paperback | Dec 2003 | Edition: 7 | #153477 | ISBN: 0073661724
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This introduction to forestry text embraces changes in policies and practices related to the conservation and management of forests and other renewable resources in the U.S. and other countries. Sharpe et al. features a thorough updating of the text including new or revised material on future values and the importance of forests with respect to global warming, world trade, renewability and sustainability, and ecosystem concerns and that's just in chapter one.Additional revisions or additions will include historical range variability (HRV) the latest ecosystem management strategies, Green Forest Certification for sustainability in the Ecology and Silviculture and Forest Ecosystem Management chapters; Satellite imagery in fire control and assessment of effects in the Fire Management chapter; expanded coverage of ecotourism in the Outdoor recreation and Wildlife Management chapter; updated material and new examples in the Urban Forestry chapterThere will also be new case studies in Chapter 2: Forest and Renewable Policy: Historical Developments and current Application, and Chapter 18: Forest Management by the States.Internet applications for forest policy, Green Forest certification and sustainability and public input and satellite imagery and many others.


I Human Responses to Forests and Renewable Resources1 Forests: Historical Uses and Future Values2 Forest and Renewable Resource Policy: Historical Development and Current ApplicationsII Distribution, Management, and Protection of Forests3 Distribution of North American Forests4 Forest Ecology5 Silviculture and Forest Ecosystem Management6 Insects and Mammals7 Disease and the Elements8 Fire ManagementIII Forest-Associated Renewable Resources9 Wildlife Conservation and Management10 Watersheds and Streams11 Conservation and Management of Rangeland Resources12 Outdoor Recreation and Wilderness ManagementIV Market Applications and Analysis of Forest Resources13 Harvesting Trees14 Forest Products15 Economics in Forest and Renewable Resource Management16 Measuring and Analyzing Forests and Renewable ResourcesV Organization for Forest Resources Management17 Forest and Renewable Resource Management by the Federal Government18 Forest Management by the States19 Forest Management on Private Lands20 Urban Forestry21 International Forestry AppendixesA Major Federal Legislation and Government Policy for Natural Resources in the United States, by Time PeriodsB Metric ConversionsC Common and Scientific Names of Trees Used in the TextD Common and Scientific Names of Mammals and Birds Used in the TextE Common and Scientific Names of Range VegetationF Professional Societies for Natural Resource PersonnelG Urban and Community Forestry Professional and Educational OrganizationsH National Environmental Organizations

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